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Feb 2, 2013 6:00pm PST
. >> pelley: as president obama pushes for new gun control laws, the white house released a remarkable photograph today to back the president's claim of being a skeet shooter, the photo dated august 2012 shows the president shooting at camp david in a recent interview mr. obama says he understand it is views of gun owners because he is a sports shooter himself, leading some to question whether the president had ever fired a gun. over the last few days, one major american media company after another has announced that it has been attacked by hackers, twitter says its system was broken into and we have heard the same from three of the nation's biggest newspapers. some of these companies suspect that china is behind all of this and nancy cordes has been investigating. >> twitter called it an extremely sophisticated attack, that may have compromised as many as 250,000 user names passwords and e-mail addresses. a top official at the social networking site posted this message. this attack was not the work of amateurs, he said, and we do not believe it was an isolated incident. twitter won't
CBS
Feb 13, 2013 5:30pm PST
-old son and a four-year-old daughter. the shootout in california was raging as president obama drove to the capitol to talk about gun violence and about lifting the middle class. his state of the union address was dominated by jobs. 12 million americans are unemployed, and another 11 million are stuck with part-time work or have just given up looking. republicans last night were skeptical, to say the least. so, as major garrett tells us, mr. obama took his plan to the people. >> reporter: in north carolina today, president obama toured linamar, a factory where 160 employees build commercial truck engines and axles. on this spot three years ago volvo employed 228 workers before shutting down. 228 jobs to zero to 160-- the recovery in miniature, with manufacturing jobs one indicator of economic health. >> i believe we attract new jobs to america by investing in new sources of energy and new infrastructure and the next generation of high-wage, high- tech american manufacturing. i believe in manufacturing. ( applause ) i think it makes our country stronger. >> reporter: the white house s
CBS
Feb 12, 2013 4:00am PST
you. >>> tonight, president obama will call for a worldwide reduction in nuclear weapons when he delivers his first state of the union address of the second term. speaking to congress and the american people, the white house says mr. obama will focus on the economy, outlining plans to create jobs and grow the middle class. susan mcginnis is in washington. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. yeah, we're going to hear it all tonight. this is largely considered a political pep rally to many, but every word is going to be highly dissected. we will hear, of course, about the middle-class jobs and the economy. also the newer things, the social programs the president's pushing for changes in in immigration and gun control and then the familiar themes like energy, education, and infrastructure. all of this delivered before a still sharply divided congress. president obama comes here to capitol hill tonight to fulfill his constitutional duty to inform congress about the state of the union. >> you will hear in the president's state of the union an outli
CBS
Feb 12, 2013 5:30pm PST
fighting in afghanistan. shortly, president obama will leave the white house and head here to the capitol, where he will make the afghan announcement as part of the state of the union address. a new cbs news poll out tonighte pr finds the president's job approval rating at 52%, but he gets poor grades on his handling of the economy. while 45% approve of the job he's doing, 49% disapprove which is why the economy, with unemployment at 7.9%, will get a lot of attention tonight. major garrett is at the white house for us tonight. major? >> reporter: scott, democrats briefed by the white house tell us there will be specific new ideas from president obama, some he's never proposed before, to increase wages and boost federal investment in manufacturingar research. there will be other initiatives as well, and we are told the president will make it clear to congress, if it doesn't act, he is prepared-- at least in someress cases-- to use executive authority.se the president's speech will begin and end with a focus on the economy. in one excerpt, mr. obama will say, "every day, we should a aske ou
CBS
Feb 13, 2013 4:00am PST
. >>> well a determined president obama pressed his political agenda during his state of the union address. there was little compromise during last night's one-hour speech as the president pushed congress to push an issue ranging from gun control. he goes to north carolina to further outline his proposal. al just released cbs news poll found 52% approve of the job president obama is doing, but 54% believe the country is on the wrong track. susan mcginnis is in washington. good morning, susan. >> hey, good morning, anne-marie. yeah, the president seemed emboldened and unyielding last night. he fleshed out lots of the themes from tin august rail address talking about how to get the middle class thriving again and talking about how to revive the economy and also unveiled some new initiative including universal preschool and voting initiativess and raising the minimum wage burke he gave the speech before a deeply divided congress many of whom believe when it comes to the nation's problems, government is not the solution. >> fellow americans -- >> president obama used
CBS
Feb 12, 2013 6:00am PST
president barack obama's state of the union address and just ahead of the birthday of former north korean leader kim jong-il. reporting live in the newsroom, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >>> the news out of north korea is expected to increase the significance of national security in president obama's state of the union address tonight but domestic issues will remain the focus of the evening speech. the president is expected to call for more money for infrastructure, clean energy and manufacturing jobs. >> this is the core emphasis that he has always placed in these big speeches remains the same and will remain the same which is the need to make the economy work for the mill class because the middle class is the engine that drives this country forward. >> the official republican response will come from u.s. senator marco rubio out of florida. he is expected to emphasize the need for smaller government and less regulations. some high-profile guests will attend tonight. they include tim cook the ceo of cupertino-based apple invited by first lady michelle
CBS
Feb 12, 2013 12:00pm PST
their on ideas. president obama is putting improving the economy front and center in his state of the union address. >> if you work hard and everybody gets a fair shot and shake, everybody plays by the same set of rules, and if we did that together, our nation will be stronger. >> reporter: the president is giving the annual speech before congress and the american people with unemployment hovering around 8%. drastic cuts in domestic programs and military spending are also getting ready to sock the economy if the president and congress can't reach a deal to stop them. >> first thing many of us will be listening for tonight is the president's plan for controlling spending and replacing the obama sequester. >> reporter: the president will make room in his speech to address north korea's nuclear test and plans to announce that 34,000 u.s. troops will be home from afghanistan by this time next year. president obama is also expected to speak about new gun laws. with many victims of gun violence in the chamber, some of those victims stood at a senate hearing ear
CBS
Feb 12, 2013 11:00pm PST
. seriously. just go. >> all right. that's joe vasquez report. >>> in other news, president obama says we have cleared away the rubble of crisis but we need to finish the job. he delivered his state of the union speech tonight and wants to give raise. >>reporter: that's right. on the economy the president called for a federal minimum of wage of $9 an hour and urged immigration reform and announced a draw-down in afghanistan that would bring half the troops home. perhaps the most emotional moment of night, when president obama spoke of victims of gun violence. >>reporter: the most arousing ovation of the time came as president obama introduced haydia's parents. >>reporter: their daughter a 15-year-old majorette, who marched at the inauguration, was done down . tonight, president obama urged a gun control vote in her name and the names of others. >> gabby giffords deserves a vote. the families of new town deserve a vote. the families of aurora deserve a vote. the families of tucson and blacksburg and other communities deserve a vote. >>reporter: a poll show that though many meshes support some f
CBS
Feb 24, 2013 11:00pm PST
directed a hell of a film. >> reporter: first lady michelle obama made a surprise appearance. >> i was just asking them outside, was that michelle obama? the whole thing overwhelmed me. >> lewis made history. becoming the first best actor award for his role in "lincoln". >> "silver lining playbook" won for best act res. >> what went through my mind when i fell down? a bad word. >> reporter: in the supporting category, "jango unchained" and anne hathaway. >> jessica chastain stopped to sign autographs. other stars were excited to see each other. [singing] >> as promised they packed the show with performances. adele performed her oscar winning title song from "sky fall" and jennifer hudson brought the room to its feet with a song from "dream girl." many were reunited for one day more part of the evening that honored the best hollywood has to offer. what would oscar night be without oscar afterparties. ann you can be sure hollywood celebrities will be spending well into the morning partying and celebrating. >> a good eight or nine hours left. i
CBS
Feb 12, 2013 5:00am PST
. >> reporter: experts say this timing is not coincidental. the test comes before president barack obama's state of the union address and just ahead of the birthday of former north korean leader kim jong-il. cate caugiran, kpix 5. >>> the news out of north korea is expected to increase the significance of national security in president obama's state of the union address. but domestic issues will likely remain the focus of this evening's speech. the president is expected to call for more money for clean energy and manufacturing jobs. >> the core emphasis that he always placed in these big speeches remains the same and will remain the same, which is the need to make the economy work for the middle class, the engine that drives this country forward. >> the official republican response will come from u.s. senator marco rubio of florida. he is expected to emphasize the need for smaller government and less regulation. and some high-profile guests will be on hand for the state of the union address. they include tim cook, ceo of cupertino-based apple, invited b
CBS
Feb 6, 2013 4:00am PST
house press corps purkedshed obama on the issue. >> this is giving legal justification for killing american citizens without any trial. >> i would point you to the ample judicial precedent for the idea that someone who takes up arms against the united states in a war against the united states is an enemy and therefore could be targeted accordingly. >> anwar al awlaki was killed at an air base in 2011. anne-marie, there's apparently a growing number of these bases operated by the cia and the military. >> susan mcginnis in washington, thank you. >>> well the white house says president obama will travel to israel this spring. it will be from obama's first trip to israel as president. many israelis believe mr. obama has been less than supportive. he'll also visit the west bank and jordan. >>> now to the budget. the president is proposing another stop gap measure to avert the deep spending cuts due to kick in next month. his proposal to deal with the so-called sequester includes a revenue increase. it's getting a frosty welcome by congressional republicans though.
CBS
Feb 8, 2013 4:00am PST
while meeting with mr. obama. mr. obama told him to deploy forces as quickly as possible, but panetta did not speak to the president after that. >> the event was over before -- >> it lasted almost eight hours and my question to you is during that eight-hour period, did the president show any curiosity about how's this going, what kind of assets do you have helping these people? did he ever make that phone call? >> look. there's no question in my mine the president of the united states was concerned about american lives. >> well, with all due respect i don't believe that's a credible statement if he never called and asked you, are we helping these people, what's happening to them. snopa any ta also said that he supported a plan to help and president obama decided against it. >>> also on capitol hill the drone strike was an issue and john brennan was key. brennan defended the program. he said drone strikes are used against targets that pose an imminent threat, not for retribution. danielle nottingham reports. >> reporter: protesters held up the start of john bre
CBS
Feb 1, 2013 4:00am PST
. susan mcginnis in washington. thank you. >>> president obama says he'll sign a measure raising the nation's debt limit. the bill was signed yesterday. it will allow the treasury to borrow above the $16.4 trillion limit through may 18th. without the measure the government would have defaulted on its obligation. >>> also on capitol hill a tough go for president obama's nominee for secretary of defense. former republican senator chuck hagel got hammered by fellow republicans during his confirmation hearing. he is still expected to be confirmed, but the white house conceived hagel's appearance could have been stronger. danielle nottingham has this report. >> yes or no. >> reporter: senator john mccain grilled chuck hagel, president obama's defense secretary nominee about his opposition to the troop surge in iraq. >> and your refusal to answer whether you were right or wrong about it is going to have an impact on my judgment as to whether to vote for your confirmation or not. >> reporter: some republicans have said they won't support hagel. he tried to addre
CBS
Feb 4, 2013 5:30pm PST
on "60 minutes sports" wednesday night at 10:00 on the show time network. president obama sees no need for more increases in tax rates. he said that in an interview with cbs news that was broadcast live before the super bowl. mr. obama signed a bill raising rates on higher-income americans last month but this is the first time that he's said that he doesn't intend to extend higher rates to more taxpayers. it's a change from the position that he's held for many months. >> we can't get this done unless we also ask the wealthiest households to pay higher taxes on their incomes above $250,000. >> pelley: that was mr. obama before the election and he made the same points in another way eight weeks ago. >> just to be clear: i'm not going to sign any package that somehow prevents the top rate from going up for folks at the top 2%. >> pelley: but last month he signed a stopgap compromise with congress that raised taxes on families making more than $450,000 a year. as the budget negotiations continue now, we wondered whether he would return to his goal of extending higher rates to families at t
CBS
Feb 5, 2013 4:00am PST
democrats, plan to announce a plan to make gun trafficking a federal crime. yesterday president obama spent the day in minnesota promoting gun control. as tara mergener reports, the president is asking for the public's help to get congress to take action. >> reporter: president obama took his gun control message on the road. sitting down with law enforcement officials and community leaders in minneapolis. >> we don't have to agree on everything to agree it's time to do something. >> reporter: the president praised the minneapolis police department, pointing to the city's success in tackling gun violence. he's also trying to reach minnesota gun owners as he works to rally public support for his proposals to curb gun violence. >> i need everybody who's listening to keep the pressure on your member of congress to do the right thing. >> reporter: this is expected to be the first of several trips the president makes to put his plan outside washington. proposals for a new ban on assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines are already meeting a lot of resistance
CBS
Feb 7, 2013 5:30pm PST
: terrell, thank you. the man president obama wants as the central intelligence agency had his confirmation hearing today. john brennan's testimony was bankrupt several times by protesters who object to u.s. drone strikes overseas. brennan was the architect of that program. among those killed by the strikes was an american citizen who was a member of al qaeda in yemen. bob orr followed the hearing today. >> reporter: as president obama's top counter-terrorism adviser, john brennan has overseen a five-fold increase in drone strikes against suspected terrorists. brennan today told the senate intelligence committee those strikes are critical for national security, but brennan said he'd rather capture terrorists than kill them. >> we only take such actions as a last resort to save lives when there's no other alternative to taking an action that's going to mitigate that threat.ep >> reporter: brennan defended a policy permitting americans to be targeted if they're actively plotting with al qaeda. oregon senator ron wyden objected. >> it's the idea of giving any president unfettered power to kill
CBS
Feb 19, 2013 5:30pm PST
obama had this warning today. >> so these cuts are not smart. they are not fair. they will hurt our economy. they will add hundreds of thousands of americans to the unemployment rolls. this is not an abstraction-- people will lose their jobs. the unemployment rate might tick up again. >> pelley: mr. obama wants more tax revenue. the republicans say no, and each side says it's up to the other to give in. major garrett is at the white house for us tonight. major, what next? >> well, the continued effort by the white house, scott, to apply public pressure on republicans to relent. this will be done in public events like we saw today. it's already been done privately. top government officials are warning businesses they could be harmed by these looming spending cuts. here's one example we've learned of. last friday, top officials at the agriculture department warned meat and poultry producers that there might not be enough federal inspectors to keep their processing plants open and operating. these warnings are designed to motivate businesses to plead with republicans to find another wa
CBS
Feb 28, 2013 4:00am PST
the vatican in a special report later this morning. >>> president obama meets with congressional leaders tomorrow, the same day those massive automatic budget cuts take effect. the fiscal stalemate in washington remains unresolved and it's so bad that not one of the 12 annual spending bills that began in october has passed congress. susan mcginnis is in washington with more. good morning, susan. >> good morning, anne-marie. and more votes take place today on both democratic and republican proposals with little hope of those passing. also this meeting happening tomorrow between the president and congressional leaders seems to be comingkomcoming on the same day that the budget cuts are set to take place. that's kind of illustrating a growing acceptance that there's no stopping these cuts now. president obama has softened his language about the impact of the across-the-board budget cuts which kick in tomorrow. >> this is not a cliff, but it is a tumble downward. >> still he warned a group of business leaders in washington, d.c., wednesday night that the cuts will hu
CBS
Feb 4, 2013 5:00pm PST
details of the raid or how dikes died. marly hall, alabama. >>> president obama took his campaign to curb gun violence on the road today. his push on a new ban of assault weapons is meeting a lot of resistance. the president asked the public to help and pressuring congress to act. >> we don't have to agree on everything to agree it is time to do something. we can make a difference. that's our responsibility as americans. >> the white house just released this photo of the president wax up his recent statement that he is familiar with fire arms and not an enny of the second amendment. >>> legalizing pot. democratic lawmakers from oregon and colorado could introduce the first two propoles as early as tomorrow. one could require growers to get federal permits. tore would create a federal marijuana tax. >>> an official clock now counting down to the opening of the new bay bridge. we will show you the big moment life on the new deck and hear what it means to governor. >>> exactly how fast did he pal? fall? new information about the death- defying lea
CBS
Feb 22, 2013 12:00pm PST
. >> reporter: the obama administration is warning americans to get ready for nationwide flight delays. transportation secretary ray lahood says if next week's automatic spending cuts go through, he will be forced to cut air traffic controllers. >> flights to major cities like new york, chicago and san francisco and others could experience delays of up to 90 minutes during peak hours. >> reporter: republicans accuse the white house of using scare tactics to force them into a budget deal. president obama called mitch mcconnell and john boehner thursday. he told al sharpton's radio listeners the gop appears willing to let the cuts go through. >> their basic view is that nothing is important enough to raise taxes on wealthy individuals or corporations and they would prefer to see these kinds of cuts. >> reporter: democrats say if the cuts go through, dozens of federal agencies will have to trim workers affecting everyone from food inspectors to fbi agents. but republicans believe the cuts are being blown out of proportion. house majority leader eric c
CBS
Feb 7, 2013 7:00am PST
the american people. >> reporter: the drone program puts president obama in an awkward position as a senator and presidential candidate, he criticized the bush administration anti-terrorism policy of enhanced interrogation or torture of suspects. >> this administration acts like violating civil libertyies is the way to enhance our security. it is not. there are no shortcuts to protecting america. >> reporter: now the obama administration is also under fire for what critics believe is acting outside the law. >> we have a president who is doing something that even president bush didn't do which is to order the killing of a united states citizen without clear evidence of an immediate attack. >> reporter: a lot of pressure from democrats as well as republicans to release these documents and today's release seems time to avoid embarrassment for brennan's nomination nomination. his hearing begins shortly before noon. in written responses to senate questions he says the administration is constantly refining the standards from the drone strikes. norah, charlie? >> bill plante
CBS
Feb 26, 2013 7:00am PST
at a firn tour store. >> on "cbs this morning." >> did mrs. obama give it to the most american movie "zero dark thirty" wouldn't want to honor the movie that killed bin laden, her husband has to get all the credit for that. >>> welcome to "cbs this morning," for the second time in a week a giant winter storm is hammering the middle of the country. the storm is marching across missouri this morning on its way to the east coast. it's already shutting down highways airports and schools in texas, oklahoma and kansas. >>> and now the storm is blamed for at least two deaths. emily rittman is from kctv in overland park, kansas. good morning. >> reporter: many in the state are trying to dig out from last week's storm that dumped out about a foot and a half of snow. it's possible we could see another foot of fresh snow. the latest winter storm is unleashing blizzard conditions from texas to oklahoma and kansas, a system so powerful you can literally hear its fury. this was amarillo texas, monday, where howling winds whipped around more than a foot and a half of snow creating f
CBS
Feb 9, 2013 6:00pm PST
. >> axelrod: in chicago today first lady michelle obama joined hundreds of mourners at the o funeral for a teenaged victim of gun violence. violen the death of 15-year-old hadiya pendleton has shaken a city where gang shootings are all too common. dean reynolds reports from chicago. >> reporter: they prayed today that the murder of hadiyaadiya pendleton may stop the carnage that grips chicago's poorest neighborhoods.rnage her mother, chepatry cowley, is latest to express her grief. >> you don't know how hard thisri really is, and those of you that is, and do know how hard this is, i'm sorry. i'm sorry. >> reporter: first lady michelle obama, the mother of two daughters, was among the mourners for the girl who was literally her neighbor. she was killed last month a mile from the obamas' chicago home, eight days after performing at inaugural events in washington. >> god bless everyone today. washin >> reporter: as they prepared to bury her, hadiya's teenaged friends mourned the death ofa's their shared dreams. >> she always told me to do my best in school because we were going to go to
CBS
Feb 12, 2013 5:00pm PST
big story tonight, for all intents and purposes, president obama's second term begins in about one hour. that's when he will deliver his state of the union address. giving us an idea of his agenda for the next four years and the resistance on capitol hill. >> mr. president! >> we'll find out tonight. >> reporter: no hints from the man himself but it's clear that tonight's speech will focus primarily on improving the economy and creating jobs. >> everyone will see that if we work together that we really will have a robust future. we can build the middle class. >> reporter: on the opposite side of the aisle it's an appetite for deficit reduction and spending cuts. >> a second term offers a second chance. and if the president wants to regain the credibility he has lost over the last four years on each of these issues, he will start tonight. >> reporter: and an indication of america's bitterly divided politics, the president's speech will be followed by two responses. an official republican response from florida senator marco rubio and rebuttal to tha
CBS
Feb 19, 2013 12:00pm PST
looming and jobs on the line, president obama surrounded himself with police and firefighters to send a message to congress. emergency workers are just one group who will lose jobs unless lawmakers avoid the latest fiscal deadline. $85billion in cuts known has the sequester are set to take effect in 10 days. obama warns the effects would be felt across the board. >> fbi agents will be furloughed. thousands of teachers and educators will be laid off. >> reporter: the pentagon faces the biggest cuts. about $46 billion. >> the way they cut the defense budget is the worst possible way and it's the most inefficient way and it's the what that i will do the motion damage to our security. >> reporter: -- the most damage to our security. >> reporter: the president wants to put off the sequester to get a budget deal. it was supposed to kick in january 1 but was pushed back following "fiscal cliff" negotiations. president obama wants a debt solution that includes spending cuts and tax increases. but many republicans have no interest in more tax hikes. >> let
CBS
Feb 20, 2013 4:00am PST
. bigad shabab, cbs news. >> well, president obama is turning up the heat on republicans. there are only nine days left until dramatic automatic spending cuts go into effect. he's blaming the gop. republican leaders are fighting back saying spending is the problem and they won't support any new tax hikes. danielle nottingham reports. >> reporter: president obama called in police and firefighters to help him talk republicans oust letting the budget cuts take effect. the automatic cuts known in washington as the sequester kick in march 1st. they were designed to be so severe they'd force lawmakers to reach a budget deal, but they haven't yet, and now the president is pushing a short-temp fix to allow more time to reach a compromise. >> there's a smarter way to do this, to reduce our deficits without harming our economy. but congress has to act. >> reporter: the white house wants a plan with smaller spending cuts and more tax revenues. republicans say the government is already too bloated and higher taxes should not be part of this equation. the budget expert says th
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Feb 27, 2013 5:30pm PST
. >> reporter: now the liberal justices and the obama administration are saying the court should defer to congress which they say is better situated to make judgments about discrimination and voting. but, scott, based on this argument today, it does appear a majority of the conservative justices are ready to tell congress it's going to have to make some changes in that law. if it wants to preserve it. >> pelley: a decision likely months away. jan, thank you very much. if you hope that democrats and republicans might find a way out from friday's budget crisis, have a look at this picture. that president and republican house speaker john boehner today at a public ceremony and, yes, it is just that bad. nothing is likely to head off the automatic across the board cuts. the cuts, which the washington bureaucracy calls sequester. they were devised to be so deep and so harmful that they would force a compromise, but that didn't happen. the congressional leadership will meet with mr. obama on friday on this. speaker boehner says he won't take action until senate democrats propose a solution a
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Feb 12, 2013 7:00am PST
all day. >>> president obama will announce a year from today, the united states will have 34,000 fewer troops in afghanistan. >>> all that -- >> the westminster dog show is back. >> to keep mice from overrunning their mistress's boudoirs. >> top ten questions on the application to become a "sports illustrated" swimsuit model. >> how would brent musburger describe you. >> >> clint's son colin stole the show. >> colinkohl pope benedict xvi announced his resignation. >> what will he do for work? he could become the walmart greeter. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." north korea defied the country again, the foreign ministry is threatening measures of greater ear intensity. >> bill plante confirmed president obama will discuss the during nuclear test during his state ofnion add the union tonight, the president will say it merely isolates north korea even more.t the north says it tested a de lighter miniaturized nuclear device underground. margaret brennan is in washington good morning. >> reporter: the u.n. security council is meeting n
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Feb 5, 2013 6:00pm PST
.com/gas for a map of the lowest prices in the bay area. >>> president obama is asking congress to head off automatic spending cuts that kick in march 1. he says they could hurt the economy. and the president is proposing a smaller budget deal now and a bigger one later. cbs reporter danielle nottingham explains. >> reporter: president obama is calling on congress to stop massive automatic across-the- board spending cuts with a short-term fix. >> our economy right now is headed in the right direction, and it will stay that way as long as there aren't any more self-inflicted wounds coming out of washington. >> reporter: last year congress and the president signed off on the automatic cuts to force themselves to deal with the nation's skyrocketing debt. the original deadline was january 1st. and when they couldn't reach a larger budget deal then, they postponed it to march 1st. the white house wants another short-term fix to head off a hit to the fragile economy and give lawmakers more time to work out a 10-year plan. >> we should give them the chance to co
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Feb 7, 2013 5:00am PST
ballroom. every president since eisenhower has addressed this event and president obama will do so this morning. the point of the event is to gather a group of political and religious leaders. this is a bipartisan group as well as a group of activists. they do it every year. an estimated 3,000 people from 140 countries are at the event. again, this is at the washington hilton and president obama is expected to speak in just a little bit. >>> 5:04. san francisco police are asking for some help in trying to connect a person of interest with a child abduction cold case. 10-year-old kevin collins disappeared back in 1984 and investigators are now focused on a former neighbor who died five years ago. this man, wayne jackson, had a history of abusing children. he was interviewed at the time collins disappeared and now he is under investigation again for the very same reasons. time, opportunity, location, prior to, who he was, what he had done in the past, same reason he was a person of interest then. >> when he finally was apprehended, he only spent si
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Feb 5, 2013 4:30am PST
does not address assault weapons which the obama administration wants banned. the president in minnesota yesterday promoting what he calls commonsense reforms to the nation's gun laws. >>> and time now is 4:34. >> shall we bring lawrence into the party here? >> why not? >> find out what's going on. >> lucky day for you. >> folks, around the bay area we have low clouds and fog that are onshore, true fog toward parts of the north bay but throughout the day, not going to be a bad day. the clouds have kept the temperatures up a bit only 40s out there this morning so not as cold even as yesterday morning. got changes on the horizon here. high pressure sliding by, you can see a cold front approaching the coastline. that will bring with it a few high clouds across our skies and riach ply phi the onshore push so we are going to see partly cloudy skies toward the afternoon. the temperatures cooler. average usually in the 50s and the low 60s. today below average about 57 degrees for a high in san jose. about 54 degrees in san francisco. that's
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Feb 17, 2013 5:30pm PST
to urge president barack obama to take action on climate change and to reject a pipeline that would carry oil from canada to texas. we have more on what is behind the effort, don? >> reporter: it is a complex and difficult problem for the barack obama administration, some say this is oil, some say dirty oil, and on the other greenhouse grasses. >> reporter: thousands of protesters gather in san francisco to show themselves as ordinary citizens concerned about america. >> this is putting a face on the public support for clean energy and opposition to the dirty keystone xl pipeline. >> i consider myself a raegt person. so, indeed, i think the idea here is to be reasonable and to try to get other reasonable people to think about the reality of climate change. >> reporter: undetoured by freezing temperatures, tens of thousands rally inside in wash washington, d.c. demanding the administration take action on chime at change and reject the oil pipeline. the president earlier this year said he would push the pipeline through. he sounded more cautious
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Feb 17, 2013 6:30pm PST
.c. demanding the barack obama administration on climate change and reject the pipeline. >>> the president earlier this year said he would push the pipeline through. sounds more cautious in his state of the kwraoup address. >> if congress will not act soon to protect future generations i will. i will direct my cabinet to come up with executive actions that we can take to reduce pollution, prepare our communities for climate change and speed the transition to more sustainable sources of energy. >> reporter: it will run from canada to the gulf coast. they claim the extrapgz of oil from tar sands generates more greenhouse casses. they said the president has gone part way but they want more. >> now we want him to do the next thing, say no to the keystone pipeline and say yes to cutting carbon from existing power plants. >> reporter: the keystone pipe line will be a difficult decision for the barack obama administration. and, of course, there is no room in that decision for compromise. reporting live in san francisco, kpix-5. >>> investigators are trying
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Feb 18, 2013 4:30am PST
obama said he'd let bipartisan talks take the lead. the administration insists this is a back up plan. >> we will be prepared with our own plan if these talks break down. >>> some republicans also criticized the draft plan for not addressing border security. >>> senator john mccain of arizona is chiding his fellow republicans for stalling a confirmation vote on chuck hagel. he told meet the press he doesn't not plan to vote for him, but he says there's been enough time to get questions answered about whether hagel is qualified for the job. >>> environmentalists are pressing the president to go further on his promise for climate change. 5000 people rallied here in san francisco yesterday. they want the obama administration to reject the keystone oil pipeline that would carry oil from canada down to texas. >> this is putting a face on the public support for clean energy and opposition to the dirty keystone excel pipeline. >> 40,000 demonstrators joined a similar protest in washington dc. >>> checking headlines on this monday. san francisco mayor say
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Feb 18, 2013 7:00am PST
immigration. they deny here that they're in any way trying to politicize the process. president obama's newly appointed chief of staff said sunday that the white house is working on a plan of its own to deal with the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the country illegally but that it hopes not to need it. >> we will be prepared with our own plan if these ongoing talks between republicans and democrats up on capitol hill break down. there's no evidence they've broken down yet. we're continuing to support that. >> reporter: but the leaked document angered some congressional republicans who accuse the white house of attempting to score political points with a potent issue. >> look, the questions that we always have to ask ourselves, particularly with this white house, is the president looking for a partisan advantage, or is he looking for a bipartisan law? >> reporter: white house officials tell cbs news that is not their intent and that the plan leaked to "usa today" represents only draft options and not a final prukoduct. republican marco rubio, one of the lead
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Feb 24, 2013 6:30pm PST
in the current admin straeugz is listening. >> is he speaking to president barack obama? is president barack obama speaking to him? i think that is important. >> maybe he is right. thatta is the thing. he -- that is the thing. he has been right about a lot of things before other people. maybe he is ahead of the curve. >>> doomsday deadline rapidly approaching on capitol hill. how the butting heads could effect all of us. >>> such a battle for jobs. how health care reform pitted two cities in the east bay against each other. [ crickets chirping ] [ traffic passing ] ♪ [ music box: lullaby ] [ man on tv, indistinct ] ♪ [ lullaby continues ] [ baby coos ] [ man announcing ] millions are still exposed to the dangers... of secondhand smoke... and some of them can't do anything about it. ♪ [ continues ] [ gasping ] budget cuts kick in, congress is heading back to work tomorrow. so far -- lawmakers have been unable to agree on a plan to avoid the dreaded "sequester". kpix 5's anne makovec with more on how the cuts could impact california. >>> just days before cuts happen c
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Feb 4, 2013 4:30am PST
, a 10k run and walk across the bridge. >>> it is 4:441 president obama, speaks out on the ban on gay scouts. >>> and a shocking scene outside buckingham palace, police sub sued a knife wielding man. coming your way. (screaming) what kind of man kills a... ...cop in cold blood? re-creating a fan-favorite episode... hey! ...from the original hawaii five-o. you think he's going to kill again? the question is: how many people are on the list? with guest star peter weller. it's bang-bang time. kono: he's on the roof. i'm going to draw his fire. take the shot. go retro with the new hawaii five-o. exactly. cbs tonight. buckingham palace. officers used a >>> lis lis in london have arrested a man. officers used a stun gun to stop him. he appears to be holding a knife in each hand. police approached him, used the taser, he dropped to the ground and officers arrested that man. everything is on video. a little scary. >>> lawrence is here are a peak at weather and we're willmenting a big lament -- lamenting a big loss. at first you think it's going to be a blow out and a
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Feb 5, 2013 5:00pm PST
&p 500 and nasdaq were also up. >>> president obama's trying to balance the budget right now. his sights are on a smaller deal in order to head off automatic spending cuts that kick in march 1. cbs reporter danielle nottingham explains from washington. >> reporter: president obama is calling on congress to stop massive automatic across-the- board spending cuts with a short-term fix. >> our economy right now is headed in the right direction, and it will stay that way as long as there aren't any more self-inflicted wounds coming out of washington. >> reporter: last year congress and the president signed off on the automatic cuts to force themselves to deal with the nation's skyrocketing debt. the original deadline was january 1st. and when they couldn't reach a larger budget deal then, they postponed it to march 1st. the white house wants another short-term fix to head off a hit to the fragile economy and give lawmakers more time to work out a 10-year plan. >> we should give them the chance to come up with this budget instead of making indiscriminat
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Feb 9, 2013 11:00pm PST
attended the funeral of the girl. michelle obama was among those paying respects. >> you don't know how hard this really is. and those of you that do know how hard this is, i'm sorry. >> just days before being shot, hidaya was performing during president obama's inauguration. >>> well, the storm that dumped more than three feet of snow in some parts of the northeast is now being blamed for nine deaths. and more than half a million people are still in the dark tonight. this photo was just released by nasa. it shows the blizzard as it roared across the northeast. cbs reporter marley shows us how the recovery is just getting started. >> reporter: road crews are working around the clock. several states have lifted travel bans, and airports are reopening. but it's taken a lot of work. >> everything has been crazy since last night. i've been out since last night, still shoveling. >> reporter: a massive winter storm dumped more than three feet of snow in some places. long island was one of the hardest hit. >> i was out shoveling the walk and i
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Feb 11, 2013 4:00am PST
on two of president obama's appointees in order to get answers about the terror attack in benghazi. >>> and later compact cars go high tech. we'll show you why microcars are becoming a big hit in japan. add a pop of color to your everyday look. new almay intense i-color bold nudes. a neutral palette with a pop of color that makes my green eyes stand out. and there's one for every eye color. [ female announcer ] ready to mix things up with lean cuisine? try our entrees, snacks and new salads. wild salmon with basil, garlic chicken spring rolls and now salads, like asian-style chicken. enjoy 100 delicious varieties under 400 calories. lean cuisine. >> every year we pick a new city to explore. >> but, thanks to hotwire, this year we got to take an extra trip, because they get us ridiculously low prices on really nice hotels and car rentals. >> so we hit boston in the spring-- even caught a game. >> and with the money we saved we took a trip to san francisco. >> you see, hotwire checks the competition's rates every day, so they can guarantee their low prices. >> so where
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Feb 12, 2013 4:30am PST
effects. neighboring nations like south korea and japan are currently on high alert. president obama issued a statement calling the latest nuclear test a threat to u.s. security and international peace. in his statement, he says, quote, the danger posed by north korea's threatening activities warrants further swift and credible action by the international community. the united states will also continue to take steps necessary to defend ourselves and our allies. even china voiced their opposition and it's no secret that this is a widely condemned move. the u.n. security council will hold a closed-door meeting this morning to discuss the nuclear test. reporting live in the newsroom, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >>> 4:32 now. the latest developments in north korea will likely make national security a bigger part of president obama's state of the union address tonight but domestic issues will probably be the main focus of the speech. the president is expected to call for more money for infrastructure, clean energy and manufacturing jobs. >> the president's
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Feb 12, 2013 7:30pm PST
of our middle-class prosperity. but president obama? he believes it's the cause of our problems. that the economic downturn happened because our government didn't tax enough, spend enough or control enough. and therefore, as you heard tonight, his solution to virtually every problem we face is for washington to tax more, borrow more and spend more. this idea that our problems were caused by a government that was too small, it's just not true. in fact a major cause of our recent downturn was a housing crisis created by reckless government policies and the idea that more taxes and more government spending is the best way to help hard-working middle-class taxpayers that's an old idea that's failed every time it's been tried. more government isn't going to help you get ahead, it's going to hold you back. more government isn't going to create more opportunities, it's going to limit them. and more government isn't going to inspire new ideas, new businesses, and new private sector jobs. it's going to create uncertainty. because more government breeds complicated rules and laws that sma
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Feb 12, 2013 10:00pm PST
president obama gives his fourth state of the union speech, and he lays out his plans for his second term in office. kpix reporter tells us he wants to increase the federal management to -- or the -- the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour. that'll bring a lot more troops home from afghanistan and wants to put more limits on guns. >> there's a speaker. >> in his first state of the union address of his second term the president focussed on the middle klass and millions of americans still looking for work and challenged congress to cut out the partisanship and help them. >> the american people have worked too hard for too long rebuilding from one crisis to see their elected officials cause another. >> the president emphasized his economic recovery program will not add toth deficit and he also outlined his plan to bring 34,000 troops home from afghanistan by this time next year. that's half the u.s. force there. >> and by the end of next year, our war in afghanistan will be over. >> gun laws were also a theme of the night. the president introduced victims of gun violence who joined the first
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Feb 13, 2013 4:30am PST
. >>> it's on the road again today for president obama. he is heading to north carolina to promote plans he laid out last night in his state of the union address. as susan mcginnis reports, gun control and the economy are on the front burner. >>> reporter: president obama used the first state of the union address of his second term to send a message to laws, get to work. >> the american people don't expect government to solve every problem. but they do expect us to put the nation's interests before parties. >> reporter: the hour long speeched focused mainly on domestic and economic issues and on the need for a divided congress to compromise. he said, political brinksmanship, threats of government shutdown and unilateral spending cuts hurt the country. >> let's agree right here right now to keep the people's government open and pay our bills on time and always uphold the full faith and credit of the united states of america. >> reporter: the president drew strong applause when he announced that 34,000 troops would be home from afghanistan by this time
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Feb 15, 2013 5:00pm PST
at the white house today honoring victims of the sandy hook school shooting. president obama presented the presidential citizens medal to the families of the six school staffers killed in the massacre. the award is the nation's second highest civilian honor. mr. obama wiped away a tear as he reflected on the victims' sacrifices. >> they gave their lives to protect the precious children in their care. they gave all they had for the most innocent and helpless among us. >> ever since the sandy hook massacre, the president promised to crackdown on gun violence. after the ceremony, mr. obama left for chicago to push his gun control agenda. >>> insult to injury, how even on land the cruise ship passengers ran into bad luck on their long voyage home. >> good for your heart, but not for your risk of cancer. the new information linking alcohol use to several cancers. >> it is the day after valentine's day but the high temperatures today it should be the day after easter. take a look at the numbers. 76 degrees for los gatos, 73 for palo alto. fairfield 73.
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Feb 15, 2013 11:00pm PST
house today honoring victims of the sandy hook elementary school massacre. president obama presented medals to the families of the six killed. >> they gave their lives to protect the precious children in their care. they gave all they had for the most innocent and helpless among us. >> ever since sandy hook, the president has promised to crack down on gun violence. after the ceremony, mr. obama left for chicago to push his gun-control plan. >>> military veterans coming back from war are ready to start a new life. and thanks to the gi bill, they have some money for college. but kpix 5's allen martin shows us that often these vets are left with nothing more than financial ruin. >> there are people out there who are less interested in helping our men and which in uniform getting ahead and more interested in making a buck. >> reporter: president obama urged congress last year to go after for-profit educational programs that take advantage of veterans. >> you will find overwhelming documentation of exorbitant tuition, abysmal student outcomes. >> re
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Feb 17, 2013 6:00pm PST
his next court hearing that same day. kelly cobiella cbs news london. >> jeff: president obama remains in south florida this weekend. and today he played a round of golf with the biggest name in the sport tiger woods. woods who traditionally avoided politics played with mr. obama. u.s. trade representative ron kirk and democratic donor and golf course answerer jim crane. with the president on the course and a congress on a recess the clock is ticking for a deadline for automatic budget cuts. the cuts known as the sequestration would eliminate more than $85 billion in spending this year. half from defense half from domestic programs. the cuts take effect march 1st unless a compromise can be reached. bill plante joins us from washington with more on that bill, good evening. >> good evening, jeff. you know now that most of official washington does believe that those spending cuts are going to happen at the beginning of march politicians of both parties are putting more effort as fixing blame for the cuts than avoiding them. the new white house chief of staff said the president is dedicate
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